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Air Defense Watch Specialist, GS-0301-11 – Herndon, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 82939Start Date: 04/15/2019End Date: 04/25/2019
At the GS-11 level: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level (in the Federal sector). Examples of specialized experience include: knowledge of air program strategies, tactics and interdiction and interception of suspect aircraft and vessels; utilizing a range of communication equipment, specifically, VHF (AM/FM) and UHF radios; and applying various principles, concepts and practices of command and control and law enforcement tactics as they relate to the utilization of air assets conducting law enforcement operations; and writing and distributing situation reports for aircraft/vessel interception.ORat least one of the following if using education to qualify at this grade level:(A) a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degreeOR(B) 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if relatedOR(C) A combination of specialized experience equivalent to the CG-09 level in or related to the work of this position AND education graduate level education that provides the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and experience. Experience and education combination are computed by first determining the total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the total of qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at that grade level.Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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